The 52nd NY Monument at Gettysburg
This is the monument to the 52nd New York at Gettysburg. It is located along Sickles Ave. in a grove west of the Wheatfield.
The monument is made of Concord granite and bronze. The base measures 6 feet, 6 inches by 5 feet, 4 inches, and the monument is 11 feet in height. The front is inscribed with:
52nd NY Infantry
3rd Brig. 1st Div. 2nd Corps.
July 2nd 1863, 6 to 7 PM
At the top of the monument is the state
seal of New York. In the middle is a pack with a blanket strapped to its
top, and a canteen hanging below. Behind the pack is two crossed rifles,
with the Second Corps insignia, a trefoil, above the pack.
Killed 2, wounded 26,
Total Loss 38.
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